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NEXT SAT 'S FEAT URED PROGRAM
MOCAREADS
Chinese Yankee by Ruthanne Lum
McCunn
Sat, Nov 8 | 2:30 pm
"History that speaks to the heart with the aches of struggle,
challenges of identity, & the search for love against all odds." West Point attendee Gus Lee
Bibliophiles, journey back into history with award-winning author
Ruthanne Lum McCunn through stories of Ah Yee Way (aka
Thomas Sylvanus) and his remarkable life.
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UPCOMING SIGNAT URE PROGRAMS
MOCACITIZEN
Fighting For The Dream: Voices of
Chinese American Veterans
Thurs, Nov 6 | 7:00pm
Wilem Wong, U.S. A rmy
Reserve.
In honor of Veterans Day, join author Victoria Moy and Chinese
American veterans, Lester Fong, U.S. Navy; Pakee Fang, U.S.
Marine Corps; and Wilem Wong, U.S. Army Reserve, for a
discussion on war, military service, and American identity.
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MOCACITIZEN
What's Up with the Hyphen?
A Conversation on Chinese American Identity with Eric Liu
Wed, Nov 12 | 7:00 pm
Eric Liu.
What are the nuances of "Chinese American", "Chinese-American",
and "Chinese/American"? Eric Liu, author, educator, and civic
entrepreneur, will examine how we compose an American identity
and what it means to be a citizen in America. Liu served as a White
House speechwriter and was the deputy domestic-policy adviser to
President Clinton.
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MOCAREADS
Into the Wilds of a Changing
China with Val Wang
Thurs, Nov 20 | 7:00 pm
Beijing Bastard: Into the Wilds
of a Changing China by V al
Wang.
Val Wang will share her unique Chinese American perspective of life
in contemporary China. Val embarked on a unique form of rebellion in
the ancient capital. Her humorous and moving memoir chronicles her
coming-of-age journey and also discovery of a city rebelling against
its roots. Val will read from her new memoir, Beijing Bastard, and
share film excerpts from China's Sixth Generation directors.
Moderated by Lesley Yiping Qin, Asian CineVision's Program
Manager. Book signing to follow.
This program is
co-presented by Asian CineVision (ACV).
EXHIBITION
SPECIAL
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TAKE
A SELFIE
'Waves of Identity' on view through March 1, 2015
SAVE T HE DAT E!
Come explore the archive environment uniquely re-created in Waves
of Identity! In this exhibition, check out over 200 artifacts, videos,
oral histories, and costumes evoking the lives, complexities, and
aspirations of Chinese American communities. Stop by the vintage
phone booth to take a fun photo and share it with us on Facebook
Join us for a conversation followed
by a special
two-hour music set with
or Instagram!
#mocanyc
DJ Daniel Wang as he takes us for a spin on the 90s Chinatown music
scene, African American dance music, and New York's queer club culture.
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Chill out and dance to melodic tracks
with dance rarities from this
internationally renowned DJ! Beverages generously sponsored by Tiger
Beer. Co-presented by New Forms Media Society (Vancouver, BC;
DJ Daniel Wang.
Brooklyn, NY).
12/4
MOCAMIX DJ DANIEL WANG
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T HINGS T O DO AT MOCA!
Phone booth with Chinesestyle roof on view at 'Waves
of Identity.'
AROUND T OWN
EXHIBITION
Chinese American:
Exclusion/Inclusion
This new exhibition at the New-York Historical Society reveals the
multifaceted history of trade, immigration and cultural exchange
between China and the U.S. and raises the question "What does it
mean to be an American?"
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Members see it first! MOCA Members enjoy exclusive access to exhibition previews, special
events, and program discounts. Individual Membership starts at $60.
BECOME A MEMBER T ODAY >
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Museum of Chinese in A merica
215 Centre Street New York, NY 10013
www.mocanyc.org
(212) 619-4785
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